On3PR makes news for our clients. Whether it’s opinion editorials, letters to the editor, and one-on-one interviews with Florida’s respected journalists, or a digital campaign to propel your message to the right audiences, here you’ll find how we’re generating headlines.

A tax watchdog questions feasibility of Florida toll road plan

July 29, 2020 Florida TaxWatch generally supports state investments in transportation infrastructure “but there is legitimate concern about the financial prudence of the investment in the Suncoast Connector as a bond-financed toll road,” President Dominic Calabro and Kurt Wenner, vice president of research, said in a joint statement to The Bond Buyer. TaxWatch performed its own analysis of the proposed …Read More

. on July 29, 2020
Convalescent plasma donations needed as an emerging COVID-19 treatment

July 25, 2020 Opinion Editorial by Dr. Michael Patete, MD, FACS and President-Elect of the Florida Medical Association While there is no U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medication specifically for treating COVID-19 at this time, medical researchers are hopeful about convalescent plasma therapy’s potential to strengthen infected patients’ virus-fighting capabilities and to keep moderate cases from worsening. The ever-rising number …Read More

. on July 25, 2020
Uber Eats Committed to Support Partners in Restaurant Industry

July 20, 2020 Article by Stephanie Smith, Senior Manager of Florida Public Policy at Uber Uber Eats has been a longtime partner of the restaurant industry, offering innovative, reliable solutions in getting meals to consumers. We support efforts to help the hospitality industry, which is why we’ve focused the majority of our COVID-19 efforts on driving demand to independent local …Read More

. on July 20, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

The Florida Phoenix / June 15, 2020 (…) John Tonnison, president of Florida Competes, a business-backed coalition that favors legislation to protect LGBTQ workers, also praised the ruling. He noted that 31 cities and 12 counties in the state have “commonsense” human rights ordinances on their books. “In fact, recent polling by PRRI shows 68 percent of Floridians support these …Read More

. on June 15, 2020
Florida State Candidate Qualifying AND Campaign Finance Report Available Only at On 3 Public Relations

On 3 Public Relations (On3PR) presents both the state candidate qualifying report and the most recent campaign finance report totals, in one document. State candidates had until noon, Friday, June 12 to qualify for office. This updated report also includes everything raised and spent through May 31, 2020. Please note that many candidates filed for office after May 31 in …Read More

. on June 13, 2020
Medical offices are open

Letter to the editor by Dr. Ronald F. Giffler, MD, JD, MBA and President of the Florida Medical Association Ocala Star Banner Now that Gov. Ron DeSantis has lifted the prohibition on elective procedures in Florida, it is important for individuals who have been putting off important tests and treatments to see their physicians for the care they need. To …Read More

. on May 27, 2020
Flood mitigation revolving fund deserves congressional action

Opinion Editorial by Gary Williams, Executive Director of the Florida Rural Water Association South Florida Sun-Sentinel For decades, the American approach to disaster recovery has been simple — spend now, talk about innovating later, rinse, and repeat. Since 2000, flood-related disasters have cost taxpayers more than $845 billion with much of this spending on projects to maintain the status quo …Read More

. on May 12, 2020
Florida Federal Candidate Qualifying Ends

*UPDATED FROM FRIDAY, APRIL 24 – FINAL LIST NOW AVAILABLE* On 3 Public Relations (On3PR) each election cycle presents its federal candidate qualifying report, along with the most recent campaign finance reports, for our clients, colleagues and media. Federal candidates had until noon, Friday, April 24 to file paperwork to run for federal office in Florida’s 27 congressional districts. There …Read More

. on April 24, 2020
In COVID-19 Uncertainty, 2020 Census Counts Even More

Opinion Editorial by Dominic Calabro, president and CEO, Florida TaxWatch and Jim Fogler, president and CEO, Florida Press Association Palm Beach Post Over these past days and weeks, many have looked for ways to help and we have a simple suggestion – read your newspaper and complete the 2020 Census. As the impacts of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, continue …Read More

. on April 4, 2020
Keep Florida Fishing thanks Gov. DeSantis for including fishing as an essential activity under Executive Order 20-91, Safer At Home

–Campaign to #ResponsibleRecreation unveiled, promoting social distancing guidelines- Tallahassee, Fla. – April 2, 2020 – Keep Florida Fishing (KFF), an advocacy arm of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), today thanked Gov. DeSantis for including fishing as an essential activity under Executive Order No. 20-91, which takes effect at 12:01 a.m., Friday, April 3. The ‘Safer At Home’ order limits essential …Read More

. on April 2, 2020
Commentary: Honoring physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Letter to the editor by Tim Stapleton, CEO, Florida Medical Association Sarasota Herald Tribune When a health crisis upends our lives, the care of a trusted physician is valuable beyond measure. The past few weeks brought this fact into sharp focus as communities worldwide began grappling with the frightening COVID-19 pandemic. And in each of those communities, countless physicians are …Read More

. on March 30, 2020
Florida set for at least $8 billion in federal coronavirus direct aid, TaxWatch concludes

Florida Politics March 27, 2020 Florida’s share of the coronavirus relief money in the $2.2 trillion federal bailout bill would start with at least $8.3 billion in direct assistance cash for state and local governments. That’s according to an assessment produced and released Friday by Florida TaxWatch, based on that organization’s initial analysis of the CARES Act. The bill is going to the U.S. House …Read More

. on March 27, 2020